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The Prototype, 14 Jul 2017 – 3D heart, French cars, French fusion

The Prototype, 14 Jul 2017 – 3D heart, French cars, French fusion

At press time, it’s been reported that the Coalition will support at least 49 of the 50 recommendations of Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s Independent Review of the National Electricity Market, helping to resolve Australia’s electricity issues. Our other top stories this week include 3D-printed heart valves, Macron’s ban on petrol and diesel cars, high hopes for nuclear fusion, and much more.

The Prototype, 30 Jun 2017 – Petya, Ukraine cyberwar, autonomous ethics

The Prototype, 30 Jun 2017 – Petya, Ukraine cyberwar, autonomous ethics

It’s the 10th anniversary of Apple’s iPhone. The App Store and Apple’s rival Android platform have enabled a whole new economy. Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are still building empires on that foundation. In that environment, the latest tech news is ever more important. This week’s Prototype features Petya and the Ukraine cyberwar, autonomous ethics, fire safety, and much more.

The Prototype, 23 Jun 2017 – CubeSat success, emotional intelligence, CRISPR biofuel

The Prototype, 23 Jun 2017 – CubeSat success, emotional intelligence, CRISPR biofuel

With continuing changes in energy technology, ongoing disruption in markets, and new developments in electricity policy, questions persist about the nation’s energy future. Join us on July 5 in the Sydney CBD for Carrots, Sticks and Consumers, a discussion on the future of energy in Australia. Meanwhile in this week’s Prototype, we have CubeSat success, emotional intelligence, CRISPR biofuel, solar paint, and much more…

The Prototype, 16 Jun 2017 – India electrifies, Alphabet sells Atlas, Arctic seed meltdown

The Prototype, 16 Jun 2017 – India electrifies, Alphabet sells Atlas, Arctic seed meltdown

The long awaited Chief Scientist’s review into Australia’s electricity market has been issued. Business support for the plan is clear and emphatic. Doing nothing is not an option. Business as usual is not a plan. Meanwhile in the rest of the world,  India is moving to electric cars, Alphabet is selling Boston Dynamics, the Arctic seed vault is getting a much-needed revamp… and much more.